Sew On The Go is authored by Michelle Renee Hiatt, who is the designer for her own pattern line Sew On The Go as well as Modern 180, a modern pattern division of Deb Tucker's Studio 180 Design. Additionally, Michelle is a certified Studio 180 Design Instructor, as well as a certified Professional Process Expert (LSSMBB); she uses her process improvement techniques and applies them to her quilting and teaching others how to simplify their piecing while improving the quality of their quilt making. Michelle Renee is known for her humor, enthusiasm and encouragement! Michelle can be reached on her website @www.Sewonthego.netor her

Monday, January 2, 2012

New Year's Resolutions

Happy New Year! I know this topic isn't a surprise, but I figured it is timely.

Did you make any resolutions this year? Or set any goals?

They are probably one in the same, but I guess I feel that we give up on resolutions once we "fall off". Whereas goals, I think we usually continue to strive for them. Maybe I'm crazy.

So, this year I set 6 sewing goals;
  1. To keep my sewing space a creative space, and not let it get bogged down, messy, etc. I find when the space is a mess, I tend to avoid it. So, I spent yesterday straighten it up. So far, so good.
  2. To make more time for myself to sew. I want to shoot for 8 hours a week. It doesn't have to all be together, but I need to spend more time sewing. It helps me and I need to remember I'm worth it.
  3. To complete 6 PIPs (Project in Progress).
  4. To complete 6 Stash Buster Projects from stash only (might have to swap a piece or two). I'm going to shop at Michelle's first. I really have some cool stuff and I need to look there first.
  5. If I purchase new fabric, patterns, books etc - It must be on a 20%+ sale or I have to wait!
  6. Only one block of the month - I choose one and I plan on completely it each month so I can get it for free.
That's it. What about you? Care to share?

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